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Academic Advising and Alternative Coursework

Academic advisors are responsible for ensuring that all alternate coursework for remaining credits meets NYS LMHC standards.  Your advisor will work with you to develop a customized plan of study to help you get the courses that you need. 

Available electives to help meet the educational requirements

  • CER 503: Tests and Measurements in Counseling
  • CEP 504: Substance Abuse & Addictions
  • CEP 532: Understanding Statistical Research
  • CEP 616: Grief & Loss
  • CEP 634: Multicultural Counseling
  • CEP 658: Intro to Group Work
  • CEP 661: Medical Psychology
  • CEP 680: Career Development
  • CEP 683: Vocational Placement


  • To receive licensure as a Mental Health Counselor, you must:
  • Complete the education requirements
  • Complete a state approved supervised experience in the practice of mental health counseling
  • Receive a passing grade on the National Clinical Mental Health Counseling Examination (NCMHCE)

Contact Information

Dr. Wendy Guyker

Program Director & Clinical Assistant Professor


Phone: (716) 645-1105